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Volunteers needed for annual Thanksgiving charity

Free meals Thanksgiving meals available

Free meals will be available for Thanksgiving on Thursday across Mid-Missouri.


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Number of people in latest E. coli outbreak expected to grow

SEATTLE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.

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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

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How long can you eat those leftovers?

Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner.



How to break even on Thanksgiving calories

With the right planning and a serving of willpower, you can have a healthy (or healthier) Thanksgiving.

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Outrage as McDonald's opens in historic villa

It might just be the most controversial McDonald's outlet in the world.

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3 festive cocktails for the holidays

When Thanksgiving arrives and your extended family is tumbling through your front door in a mess of coats, hats and scarves, it's best to have those ambitious cocktails you planned on serving prepared ahead of time.

Kitchen fires three times more likely on Thanksgiving

Cooking fires are the number one cause of fires in Boone County and in the nation.

Destiny of H.O.P.E. Harvest Dinner feeds more than 700 people

Destiny of H.O.P.E. Harvest Dinner feeds more than 700 people

Hundreds of residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving charity dinner in Columbia Saturday.


'Green coffee' diet peddlers settle with feds

Federal regulators have settled charges with several companies that capitalized on the green coffee diet fad promoted by The Dr. Oz Show.

Dr. Mehmet Oz's "touted" the supposed fat-burning abilities of green coffee bean extract on his show in 2012, acc...



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